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Dennison Depot Railroad Museum

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Great ride on the Polar Express!

Two grandmas, a mom, dad and three children ages 6, 5 and 2 recently road on the Polar Express on... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carolyn S
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Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
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Adorable polar express! So much fun!

I do not agree with the reviews below. First off, it is a train. Trains are old. Who cares. That’s... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Gski8881129
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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A National Historic Landmark, this restored 1873 Pennsylvania Railroad depot is the best example of a WW2 Canteen left in the county. The facility includes a museum, restaurant, gift shop, theater, and rolling stock including 2 engines. Very...more
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400 Center St, Dennison, OH 44621-1402
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Two grandmas, a mom, dad and three children ages 6, 5 and 2 recently road on the Polar Express on the Dennison Train in Dennison, OH. This was the second year we have done it and it was more fun this year because the youngest...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming! I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas! Wendy πŸš‚πŸšƒπŸšƒπŸšƒπŸšƒπŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»

Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

I do not agree with the reviews below. First off, it is a train. Trains are old. Who cares. That’s what makes them fun! The train was not dirty. Each train car has a host on a mic and they play games, sing songs, etc....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and for the great review. Our Polar Express team greatly appreciates it. Best wishes for a Happy Holiday season. Wendy πŸš‚πŸšƒπŸšƒπŸšƒπŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»

Reviewed 9 December 2018

We went on the Polar Express at the Dennison Depot this year and we all had a great experience. We had kids ranging from 5 months-8 years old, parents and grandparents. This was our second year and this time we decided to do the nighttime...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and sharing feedback on your experience. Our Polar Team greatly values that. Hope your Holidays were wonderful! Wendy πŸš‚πŸšƒπŸšƒπŸšƒπŸŽ„πŸŽ…πŸ»

Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

Worst money spent in my entire life. Ok where do I begin! Please don’t tell me the people are volunteers because I don’t wanna hear it. We paid $100/ person and there were 4 of us. I didn’t pay that kind of money for volunteers!!!...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry to hear this. Thank you for your feedback. We would love to have the opportunity to chat offline with you about this. If interested, please email me at director@dennisondepot.org. Thanks again for sharing. Wendy

Reviewed 4 December 2018

We went to this museum courtesy AAA and found it to be wonderful. This was a division point on the old Pennsy at the turn of the century and the city was the RR. Due to economy, strikes, etc, the main repair shops closed but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming and for sharing your feedback. We greatly appreciate that. We hope to see you again! Wendy

Reviewed 19 October 2018

As much as I love the positive changes I have seen in the Dennison area , I was disappointed with my experience at the depot. I ordered $80 of first class tickets for the fall foliage ride- a no-frills relaxing ride πŸ€”I received two costume...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed an awesome afternoon at Dennison Rail Museum. We had a private compartment for 6 on the hour long train ride and it was amazing! Highly recommend reserving this seating if it is avsilable. The room had a couch that easily seats four and two...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for coming to visit and for sharing your experience. We hope to always improve and your comments help us. Hope to see you back someday! Wendy

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place, you can tour an old railroad car see how people travelled in days gone by. It’s a self guided tours with many photo ops. I will definitely bring out of state visitors here.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to visit this year and for sharing your experience! We hope you will come back soon! Wendy

Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went to the Dennison Depot Museum not really sure what to expect or if it would entertain our kids ages 5 and 3 at the time. We were wonderfully surprised! The only real disappointment was that the model train was in great need of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Dennisondepot, Manager at Dennison Depot Railroad Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for coming to visit this year and sharing the feedback. That is a wonderful gift which helps us to continue to improve. We hope to see you visit again in the future. Wendy

Reviewed 5 June 2018

We really enjoyed this little-known (to us) train museum. It was a stop for soldiers during WWII, where they could spend the night, get a free lunch, and take a break before going on. The exhibits from that era were really interesting. There was a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Response from Jackie53Ohio | Reviewed this property |
We visited in the spring but looked at pamphlets which said the could.
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Response from Grover74 | Reviewed this property |
Joanne, The Museum is at 400 Center St. 740-922-6776 - open Tues-Fri 10-5 , Sat 11-4 and Sun 11-3 Admission - $8 adults, $6 students, $7 kids 7-17 and under 7 free - they have steam engines, freight and passenger cars and... More
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